Shadow Jumper

Shadow Jumper

4.33 (259 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

Shadow Jumper is winner of the Gold Award in the Wishing Shelf Book Awards 2014. A thrilling mystery adventure with contemporary themes, for children aged 10 and above. The truth is out there somewhere . . . but how far will Jack jump to find it? Jack Phillips's allergy to sunshine confines him to the shadows, leaving him lonely and at risk of life-threatening burns every time he steps into the light. Shadow jumping on the rooftops at dusk makes him feel alive. And free. But Jack's condition is suddenly worse than ever and only his missing scientist dad can save him. As Jack and his new friend, Beth, begin their frantic search and delve into his dad's past for clues, they have no idea what they are about to uncover. Shocking rumours and dark secrets bombard them at every turn. Shadow Jumping takes courage. But when it comes to the truth, will Jack be brave enough to face it?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 214 pages
  • 133 x 203 x 12.19mm | 244.94g
  • United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0993070906
  • 9780993070907
  • 11,715

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Review quote

'This adventure story has all the crucial elements of a good read - suspense, mystery, action - but on top of all that, it deals with a number of contemporary themes such as divorce, isolation and difficult health conditions and its impact, in a relatable manner . . . Perfect for both, teens and preteens. Families Rating 6 out of 6.' - Families Online. '. . . a touching and gripping adventure, full of surprises and underpinned by a heart-warming message about the power of friendship to fight adversity.' - Today's Child Magazine. 'A tale full of adventure and mystery . . . with direct, accessible language . . . A warm, human tale of friendship' - Primary Times (Gloucestershire)
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About J. M. Forster

J M Forster writes for children and young teens. She lives in Gloucestershire, UK with her husband and two lovely sons. Shadow Jumper is her first book and is GOLD Award winner of The Wishing Shelf Book Awards 2014.

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To keep up to date with J M Forster's news visit her website at:
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Rating details

259 ratings
4.33 out of 5 stars
5 57% (148)
4 26% (68)
3 12% (31)
2 3% (7)
1 2% (5)
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